Natural Capital Investment Americas 2023

25 September 2023, New York

Convene • 117 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036, United States

Gold sponsors

The Coalition for Rainforest Nations is a US 401(c)3 not-for-profit established by forested tropical countries to collaboratively reconcile forest stewardship with economic development. It assists governments, communities, and peoples to responsibly manage their rainforests. CfRN is headquartered in New York.

Climate Advisers works to strengthen climate action around the world through research, analysis, public policy advocacy and communications strategies. We partner with governments, non-profits, philanthropies, international organizations, financial institutions and companies to deliver the clean economy. We develop sensible, high-impact initiatives that improve lives, enhance international security and strengthen communities.

Federated Hermes is a global leader in active, responsible investment with over $700 billion of assets under management, including over $20bn in Private Markets commitments across Private Equity, Infrastructure, Real Estate, Private Credit and Natural Capital1.

Through a pioneering approach to Natural Capital investment, which reflects the close connection between Nature and economic growth, we seek to deliver long-term capital growth through investment in the restoration of nature and biodiversity across land, river and sea.

1As at 30 June 2023

New Forests is a global investment manager of nature-based real assets and natural capital strategies, with AUD 10.73 billion (USD 7.3 billion) in assets under management across more than 1.2 million hectares (3.14 million acres) of investments. We manage a diversified portfolio of sustainable timber plantations and conservation areas, carbon and conservation finance projects, agriculture, timber processing and infrastructure. We aim to generate shared prosperity for our clients and the communities in which we operate and accelerate the transition to a sustainable future.

New Forests' vision is to see investment in land use and forestry as central to the transition to a sustainable future. To achieve this vision, New Forests' investment strategies support the role of forests as nature-based solutions, provide sustainable wood fibre for the growing circular bioeconomy, and contribute to the sustainable development of regional economies and rural communities. Headquartered in Sydney, New Forests is a Certified B Corp and operates in Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, Africa and the United States. For more information, please visit:

Silver sponsors

Carbon Direct helps organizations go from climate goal to climate action. We combine technology with deep expertise in climate science, policy, and carbon markets to deliver carbon emission footprints, actionable reduction strategies, and high-quality carbon dioxide removal. With Carbon Direct, clients can set and equitably deliver on their climate commitments, streamline compliance, and manage risk through transparency and scientific credibility.

Our expertise is trusted by global climate leaders including Microsoft, American Express, and Alaska Airlines, as well as by the World Economic Forum, which selected Carbon Direct as an Implementation Partner for the First Movers Coalition. To learn more, visit

Forest Investment Associates (FIA) is a specialist investment manager, leveraging more than 36 years of timberland investment experience to help clients around the world grow value through investing in sustainable forestry and land-based assets. FIA is majority employee owned and manages more than 2 million acres of certified forests in the United States, Brazil, and Chile. Learn more at

Iceberg Data Lab, is an independent environmental footprint data provider leveraging state-of-the-art data treatment tools and science-based methodologies to support Financial Institutions in assessing their environmental impact. Our approach is quite innovative, both in terms of tools and metrics, offering the ability to compare and aggregate metrics across all sectors and asset classes, listed or not: Biodiversity footprint, carbon footprint, 2°C alignment, Green Share, Physical and Transition Risk.

The BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group (TIG) is one of the world's oldest and largest timberland investment managers with US$ 5.6 billion assets and commitments (as of November 2022) and ~3 million acres under management throughout the U.S. and Latin America (as of March 2022). TIG is focused on achieving compelling investment returns while also applying high standards of environmental and social governance, and has a 40+ year track record with over 100 professional staff members in 15 offices around the globe, bringing local, regional, and global experience to bear on the management of client investments.

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Bronze sponsors

Manulife Investment Management is the global wealth and asset management segment of Manulife Financial Corporation. We draw on more than a century of financial stewardship and the full resources of our parent company to serve individuals, institutions, and retirement plan members worldwide.

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